The Long Black Shokado is a Shokado Bento with a traditional styling fashioned after imitation lacquered wood. It has a large capacity that allows it to hold up to 2L of food.
Rectangular in shape, the Long Black Shokado is a wonderful presentation bento to have with you during a picnic. It can also double up as a television bento for use at home, resting securely on your lap while you dine in comfort to your favourite television series or movie.
With three compartments inside, this bento will allow you to separate your meal and also serve as a display tray to present food and other snacks to your guests.
The Black Long Shokado is not airtight. This bento is not usable in microwaves nor in conventional ovens.
What is a Shokado?
The Shokado bento (松花堂弁当) is a particular form of Japanese bento that originates from the Early Edo Period by a monk named Shoukadou. These boxes were originally made for storing tobacco and paints. Distinctive in design with its lacquered wood finishing and the cross partitioning of its interior: The Shokado bento not only allows for a presentation of food that is elegant and pleasing to look at, but also prevents the transfer of taste and smell between dishes. This form of bento is commonly used in restaurants.